The High Line really began in 1929 when the city, the state and New York Central Railroad agreed on the West Side Improvement Project, conceived by New York City Parks Commissioner Robert Moses.Read More
Month: September 2023
Eight hundred forty repetitions comprise Vexations, Erik Satie’s enigmatic unpublished durational piano score. Composed around 130 years ago, and evidently never performed, the piece remained a theoretical curiosity until 1963 when John Cage organized a marathon rendition in the East Village.Read More
Released earlier this month. Each entry — which range from pop culture icons like Lizzo and Aretha Franklin to war correspondent Dickey Chapelle and notorious RBG — is accompanied by a quote, a brief history lesson, the genesis of the recipe, a discussion question and Jernigan’s bold, colorful illustrations.Read More
Sep, 2023 | Events
A while back I wrote a column about a fun day coming to the West Village for dogs. (Also, cats but dogs are the main focus as cats cannot really be walked on leashes.) This event, “Uniquely Dogs,” will raise money for underprivileged pets, primarily dogs. So, I want to bring you up to speed and let you know what the event will look like and how it will be run.Read More
When he got indicted in Atlanta in August, some in the media spoke about how sad it was that “America’s Mayor” lost his way in the Trump era. But the fact is, Rudy Guiliani has always been a corrupt, racist, divisive political figureRead More
Washington Square Park is undoubtedly the best park in Greenwich Village. It is big and beautiful. It has the 73 and a-half-foot tall Washington Square Arch, a beautiful water fountain and plenty of space to walk around. But what about some of the Village’s smaller parks?Read More
Sep, 2023 | Arts
I first met jazz tenor saxophonist Rico Jones outside the Apple Store in the West Village on 14th Street and Ninth Avenue on a mid-afternoon in early November 2022. He was playing with a mixed bag ensemble of 8-10 jazz street musicians.Read More
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- Astro-Zodial DECEMBER 2023 Sagittarius/CapricornPeering into the festive Hudson-crystal ball shows a conglomeration of fire and earth as we approach year’s end.
Village Pet Pages
- Holiday Health TipsAs a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.
Joy in the Moment
- Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?